Things to Do in Miami This Week: Food and Drink Events July 11-15, 2022

Food and drink events across Miami this week include Burger Bar Mondays at La Traila Barbecue, Mojito Making Master Class with Giovanny Gutierrez, Summer Lobster Wednesdays at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., Bastille Day at Le Zoo, and Sip & Savor in the Gables.

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click to enlarge Celebrate Cuba Libre's National Mojito Day with Giovanny Gutierrez. - PHOTO COURTESY OF ERNESTO JIMENEZ

Celebrate Cuba Libre’s National Mojito Day with Giovanny Gutierrez.

Photo courtesy of Ernesto Jimenez

Mojito Making Class with Giovanny Gutierrez

National Mojito Day is here and Giovanny Gutierrez will host a special mojito-making master class at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar to celebrate. Attendees will learn about the history of rum and the secret to creating the perfect mojito. The class is limited to 25 participants and will include two full-sized cocktails and two Cuban bites. Participants can purchase their pass for $25, and Cuba Libre’s “Las Olas Locals” VIP members get free entry. Cuba Libre will also offer specials for National Mojito Day including $2 classic mojitos and $6 flavored mojitos during the happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests who prefer non-alcoholic beverages are welcome to try the “no-jito” pinchers in various flavors for $15. 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 11, at 800 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; sign up here; cubalibrerestaurant.com.

click to enlarge La Traila Barbecue launches Burger Bar Mondays. - PHOTO COURTESY OF LA TRAILA BARBECUE

La Traila Barbecue launches Burger Bar Mondays.

Photo courtesy of La Traila Barbecue

Burger Bar Mondays at La Traila

Miami’s own Texas-style craft barbecue spot has launched a limited “burger bar” menu on Mondays. The burger bar will include the “rodeo” bacon cheeseburger, the “all American” burger, and the “smokehouse” sandwich. While there, try other popular menu items like the brisket sundae or the Texas trinity platter. Noon to 6 p.m. every Monday, at 8030 NW 154th St., Miami Lakes; latrailabbq.com.

click to enlarge Lobster Wednesdays are back for the summer. - PHOTO COURTESY OF SWEET LIBERTY DRINKS & SUPPLY CO.

Lobster Wednesdays are back for the summer.

Photo courtesy of Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.

Lobster Wednesdays All Summer Long

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. has relaunched Summer Lobster Wednesdays. From 7 p.m. until closing, guests can enjoy live Maine lobster accompanied by roasted corn, cornbread, and coleslaw, for $49. The promotion is valid every Wednesday during summer, when guests can also enjoy half-price bottles of Champagne and beer bucket specials. 7 p.m. to closing, every Wednesday, at 237-B 20th St., Miami Beach; mysweetliberty.com.

click to enlarge Bastille day special at Le Zoo, - PHOTO COURTESY OF LE ZOO

Bastille day special at Le Zoo,

Photo courtesy of Le Zoo

Bastille Day at Le Zoo

French-Mediterranean brasserie Le Zoo will celebrate Bastille Day with interactive activities such as face painting, stilt walkers, a mime, and cabaret greeters. Le Zoo’s executive chef Julian Baker will offer special dishes including baguette avec pâté, coq au vin, and crepes Suzette. From noon to 5 p.m. guests will be serenaded by an accordionist and from 6 to 10 p.m.the four-piece band French Horn Collective will play Parisian-inspired tunes. Located on the first floor of Bal Harbour Shops, the event is open to the public (reservations are encouraged). Noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at 9700 Collins Ave., #135, Bal Harbour; opentable.com.

click to enlarge Sip & Savor in the Gables. - PHOTO BY MANOLO DORESTE

Sip & Savor in the Gables.

Photo by Manolo Doreste

Sip & Savor in the Gables

Sip & Savor in the Gables is a two-week summer event in celebration of the Coral Gables Business Improvement District’s 25th anniversary. More than 85 restaurants will offer cocktail and appetizer specials. Menu items will be priced individually ranging from $7 to $12 throughout the two weeks. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 14-31, at various locations in downtown Coral Gables; experiencecoralgables.com.

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